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Social Media Campaign lifts spirits after Sydney Siege

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:17 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has reached out across the Tasman to commend the initiative of Australian woman, Rachael Jacobs, who inspired the #illridewithyou campaign. More >>

Tribunal report confirms iwi ownership of Lake Waikaremoana

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 9:37 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the long-awaited Waitangi Tribunal report on Lake Waikaremoana released today. More >>

Turia: Becoming a Person

Friday, 12 December 2014, 3:35 pm | The Maori Party

It is exactly six months to the day that I announced that Robert Martin will be New Zealand’s candidate in 2016 for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. More >>

Maori Party welcomes Waitangi Tribunal report

Monday, 8 December 2014, 8:45 am | The Maori Party

Maori Party Co-leader, Marama Fox, has welcomed the Waitangi Tribunal's latest report as a positive attempt at applying the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People to a contemporary issue [WAI 2417; Whaia te mana motuhake; in pursuit ... More >>

Changes to Countering Terrorism Bill Don’t Go Far Enough

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 1:15 pm | The Maori Party

Changes to Countering Terrorism Bill Don’t Go Far Enough The Māori Party will oppose the Countering Terrorism Bill when it’s presented to Parliament under urgency next week. “While we are pleased that the National Party will reduce the warrantless ... More >>

Challenging low Māori representation in local government

Friday, 28 November 2014, 2:22 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox has questioned the Minister of Local Government about what initiatives are underway to increase tangata whenua (indigenous) representation on local and district councils. More >>

Māori Party supports People's Blueprint on family violence

Friday, 28 November 2014, 9:10 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party supports key recommendations made in the People's Blueprint report on family violence released by the Glenn Inquiry today. "We support the call for the Government to provide visible leadership on family violence by appointing ... More >>

Calling on anti-violence activists to step up

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 5:13 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party co-leaders believe every individual, whānau, hapū and iwi can help stop the high level of family violence that exists in our country. More >>

Bill’s Indecent Haste Makes a Mockery of Our Democracy

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:45 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party urges people to make a submission on the Countering Terrorism Fighters Legislation Bill today and ask for an extension to the timeframe for this important bill. Public submissions on the bill close today and the Foreign Affairs, Defence ... More >>

Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 9:01 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party rises today in support of the first reading of the Countering Terrorism Fighters Legislation Bill. But let me make it quite clear from the outset that our support in subsequent stages is conditional upon our concerns being addressed. We ... More >>

He Aituā: Te Orohi Paul

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:23 pm | The Maori Party

"We are devastated by the loss of Te Orohi Paul. She has been a stalwart supporter of the Māori Party since its inception and one of my guiding lights," says Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

Maori Party urges careful consideration of report

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 2:53 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is encouraging New Zealanders to make a commitment towards reading stage one of the Paparahi o te Raki (Northland District) inquiry. “The report comes at a time when there is fresh energy for looking at the importance of Māori history ... More >>

Disability progress an ongoing priority for Maori Party

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:50 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has endorsed the accolades issued to former Minister for Disability Issues, Hon Tariana Turia, who was recently awarded lifetime membership from CCS Disability Action. More >>

Poroporoaki: Kingi Matthews

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 11:14 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has acknowledged with great sadness the passing of 28 Maori Battalion D Company Veteran and former Maori All Black, Kingi Matthews of Ngāti Kahungunu and Rangitane. More >>

Poroporoaki: Eru Thompson

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:57 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party flag flies at half-mast today, in the passing of a much loved friend, supporter, champion and kaumātua of the people, Eru Thompson. “We stand with Te Kawerau ā Maki, Ngāti Te Ata, Ngāti Māhanga, Ngāti Pūkenga and Tainui waka, ... More >>

Turia: Women's Refuge Conference 2014

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:15 am | The Maori Party

This is a milestone moment in my life. This will be my last official address as Co-leader of the Maori Party. On Saturday night at our Hui-a-Tau, I will be standing down from that role and enabling a new co-leader, wahine, to take the party forward. More >>

Labour doing its best to confuse the public

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:48 pm | The Maori Party

New Labour MP Peeni Henare has claimed that the Māori Party’s stand against the Employment Relations Amendment Bill is a sham and has asked the Party to “fess up over its voting record”. More >>

Maiden Address Marama Fox

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 7:57 pm | The Maori Party

E te Mana Whakawā nei rā te mihi mahana ki a koe, anō rā ki te whare hoki. I terā wiki i tū ake au ki te tuku mihi ki tērā o ngā hoea kua hinga ā e tika me mihi ki a rātou katoa kua mate, kei ngā ringa o te Atua e karapoti nei i a rātou ... More >>

Māori Party condemns Employment Relations Amendment Bill

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 4:13 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party condemns the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. “We are utterly opposed to this bill which will reduce worker’s rights, endanger job security and decimate the good faith provisions of workplace bargaining,” says Māori Party ... More >>

Notice of Motion: The Loss of the soldier killed in Ottawa

Friday, 24 October 2014, 12:44 pm | The Maori Party

I stand today on behalf of the Māori Party to express our heartfelt sympathies to the Canadian Parliament, the Canadian people, and most of all to the family and loved ones of the soldiers whose lives have been tragically stolen. More >>



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